| Tillman Holloway
6-3 · 315
Basalt, Colo. (Faith Christian Acad.)
A strong, physical and competitive five-year offensive lineman who was the leader of the Longhorns' line in 2003 ... four-year starter for one of the nation's most productive offenses ... earned second-team All-American honors from The Sporting News and first-team All-Big 12 honors as a senior ... played in 49 games and started 37 during his career ... started all 13 games of 2003 at left guard ... started the first 11 games of '02 at left guard before an ankle injury sidelined him for the Texas A&M game ... returned for the Cotton Bowl against LSU ... tabbed honorable mention All-Big 12 by The Associated Press as a junior ... saw action in 12 games and started six contests at left guard in 2001 ... served as UT's No. 3 guard as a redshirt freshman ... saw action in all 12 games that season and made seven starts ... named the team's Most Improved Offensive Player that season ... began his career at defensive tackle before moving to offensive guard and redshirting in 1999 ... a three-time second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... five-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll.
Started all 13 games at left guard ... earned second-team All-American honors from The Sporting News ... unanimous first-team All-Big 12 pick ... second-team Academic All-Big 12 ... named UT's Outstanding Offensive Lineman ... earned one of UT's Dr. Nasser Al-Rashid Strength and Conditioning Awards ... voted on of UT's four permanent team captains ... key member of a line that paved the way for the nation's sixth ranked scoring offense (41.0 ppg) and eighth ranked rushing offense (232.5), while recording four 300-yard rushing games in 2003, the most since 1977 ... helped the offense gain 515 total yards at Rice, including 322 yards rushing ... received UT's Darrell K. Royal Offensive Player of the Week honors for his efforts in that game ... repeated the 515 total yards of offense the next week against Tulane ... helped UT's offense net 484 yards and four rushing TDs against No. 12 Nebraska ... helped the offense earn 502 yards against No. 21 Oklahoma State, including 298 rushing yards and five rushing TDs ... opened holes for Cedric Benson to rush for a season-high 283 yards and four TDs at Texas A&M ... helped the offense gain 327 yards of total offense, with 131 of those yards coming on the ground, against Washington State in the Holiday Bowl.
Appeared in 12 games, including the Cotton Bowl, and started 11 games at left guard ... missed the Texas A&M contest with an ankle injury ... an honorable mention All-Big 12 selection by The Associated Press ... a second-team Academic All-Big 12 honoree ... named UT's Most Consistent Offensive Player ... a key member of a UT offense that ranked fifth in the Big 12 and 16th nationally in scoring offense (33.8 ppg.) ... helped open holes for UT's eighth consecutive 1,000-yard rusher in sophomore Cedric Benson (1,293 yards) ... a two-time recipient of UT's Darrell K Royal Offensive Player of the Week Award (vs. No. 17 Iowa State, at North Carolina) ... helped the offense post 498 total yards (including a UT-record 419 passing) at Nebraska, 450 against Baylor, 437 at Texas Tech and 412 against Oklahoma State ... helped open holes for sophomore RB Cedric Benson's ninth career 100-yard rushing game (199 yards on 30 carries), as the offense tallied 386 total yards against No. 17 Iowa State ... helped the offense net a season-high 569 yards at North Carolina ... helped the offense post 477 total yards and 39:43 in time of possession against Houston ... opened holes for Benson's back-to-back 100-yard rushing efforts at North Carolina (31-208) and against Houston (37-160).
Played in 12 games, including the Holiday Bowl, and made six starts ... missed the Kansas game due to injury ... a second-team Academic All-Big 12 choice ... helped UT score a Big 12-best 39.2 points per game (sixth NCAA) and tally 162.3 rushing, 250.3 passing and 412.6 total yards per contest ... a key member of an offensive line that opened holes for UT's seventh consecutive 1,000-yard rusher (Cedric Benson, 1,053 yards) ... also helped clear the way for Benson's five straight 100-yard rushing games from Oct. 13-Nov. 10 ... recorded 45 knockdown blocks and 43 pancakes ... posted four knockdowns and three pancakes at Texas A&M ... had a season-high nine pancakes and four knockdowns at Missouri ... added seven pancakes and seven knockdowns against Texas Tech ... posted eight pancakes and six knockdowns in helping UT post 241 rushing yards at Oklahoma State ... registered five knockdowns and helped clear paths for an offense that produced three 50-yard rushers (first time since 1994), 40:18 of possession time (most since 1982) and 15-of-21 third down conversions (best percentage since 1986) against New Mexico State ... recorded four pancakes in both of UT's meetings with Colorado.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2000)
Played in all 12 games, including the Holiday Bowl, and made seven starts ... named the team's Most Improved Offensive Player ... started the first three games of the season while Derrick Dockery recovered from a infection sustained during preseason workouts ... started three other games during the middle of the year while Antwan Kirk-Hughes recovered from a shoulder injury ... was third on the offensive line with 21 pancake blocks ... helped pave the way for a Longhorn offense that averaged 38.6 points per game (eighth NCAA), 439.0 yards per contest (14th NCAA/No. 6 on UT's all-time list) and a school-record 293.5 passing yards per game (14th NCAA) ... a key member of a young offensive line that opened holes for UT's sixth consecutive 1,000-yard rusher (Hodges Mitchell/1,118 yards/T-No. 9 on UT's single-season list) ... helped pave the way for Mitchell's back-to-back 200-yard games (229 at Texas Tech/264 at Kansas) ... helped clear the way for Mitchell to rush for more than 100 yards in four of the final six games (150.8 ypg) ... helped lead the way for UT's 637 yards of total offense (fourth in school history) and 396 rushing yards at Kansas ... helped lead UT to a 205-yard rushing day against Oklahoma State, which led the nation in rushing defense at that time ... redshirted in 1999.
Coached by Clint Fick at Faith Christian Academy ... two-time first-team all-state (3A) defensive lineman ... helped lead his team to a 17-1 record in those two seasons ... 1998 first-team All-Colorado (Denver Post/Rocky Mountain News) ... a four-year starter on both the offensive and defensive lines ... posted 124 tackles and six sacks in leading Faith Christian Academy to the Class 3A title as a senior ... tabbed the district Most Valuable Offensive Lineman that year ... recorded 56 tackles and 14 sacks as a junior.
Born 8/20/80 in Houston ... full name is Tillman Rhoads Holloway ... moved to Colorado when he was 11 years old ... majored in finance ... named to the Fall 2000 and 2001 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... a five-time member of the Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... was very active in UT's community service program ... graduated in the top 10 percent of his senior class ... a third generation Longhorn ... both of his parents and all four of his grandparents attended UT ... grandson of Bud McFadin, a two-time All-American and member of the College Football Hall of Fame who played guard at UT from 1948-50 ... tutored elementary school children as a prepster ... walked across Death Valley to raise money for the people of India in the summers of 1997 and '98 ... volunteered for missions to India and Russia ... enjoys hunting, snowboarding, paint balling, skiing, ice skating, hockey and golf.